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Fishing

Fishing is a popular activity for people visiting state parks because so many are located alongside a lake or stream. Some parks have loaner programs that offer guests free fishing tackle to use and if you want to get out on the water, plus it’s easy to find a marina that offers boat rentals. Don't forget, Kentucky law requires anyone 16 or older to have a fishing license (Click here).

 

A special-use permit is required by state law for fishing tournaments held at Kentucky State Parks. For more information on tournament fishing and to download a special-use permit click here.

 

Click here to view the current Fishing Forecast and start planning your visit today! 

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Top Five Things To Do1. Hike, bike or horseback 28 miles of all-purpose trails.2. Enjoy fishing on beautiful Green River Lake.3. Overnight in 167 RV or 60 primitive sites.…
Southern Kentucky Vacations
Southern Kentucky Vacations
Top Five Things to Do1. Enjoy Fall/Winter fishing on the beautiful 225 acre Lake2. Hike, bike or horseback ride in the Greenbo forest on one of the many trails3. Reserve a Lodge…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
Top Five Things to DoTake an elk viewing tour.Boat or fish Dewey Lake.Mountain Bike Sugar Camp Mountain and Dawkins Line Rail Trail.Try signature catfish or hot brown.Sample…
Kentucky Appalachians
Kentucky Appalachians
The park has 5 1-bedroom cottages and 1 ADA-accessible 2-bedroom cottage. Each of the 1-bedroom cottages has a king-sized bed, pull-out sofa, fireplace, living room, full kitchen,…
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Bluegrass, Blues & BBQ
Top Five Things to DoRent a pontoon or jet ski on Kentucky Lake.Walk or bike the Eggners’ Ferry Bridge.Play indoor tennis.View a sunrise or fall foliage from the…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Top Five Things to Do1. Fish or boat 160,000 acres of Kentucky Lake.2. Play 18 holes of championship golf.3. Mountain bike 8.5 miles of certified trails.4. Overnight in executive…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
Top Five Things to DoFishing - kayaking Recreational sport activitiesGolfingHikingCampingHave an adventure! Explore the lake in a pedal or motor boat rental from the marina.…
Northern Kentucky River Region
Northern Kentucky River Region
Top Five Things to DoSee the “Log Rock”, a natural sandstone bridge.Visit the Cave Amphitheater.See the beautiful view from Creech Overlook.Don’t miss the 12 O'clock Overlook.Fish…
Daniel Boone Country
Daniel Boone Country
Top Five Things to DoSwim year round in the indoor pool.Play 18 holes of championship golf.Explore 6 miles of hiking trails. Fish or boat from the marina.Dine or enjoy a cocktail…
Western Waterlands
Western Waterlands
There are five meeting room options to hold 10 -280 people. The activity center offers a large meeting room with windows overlooking the Cumberland Forest and two additional…
Southern Kentucky Vacations
Southern Kentucky Vacations